Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria:
This is an updated demonstration alert for U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria.
Event: Demonstrations and strikes may continue to take place throughout the country. Expect road closures and traffic delays.
Actions to take:
- Avoid large gatherings or the areas of demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of protests.
- Keep a low profile.
- Continue to monitor local media for updates.
- Emergency Number for U.S. citizens in Algeria: 0770 08 2000.
For other general information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Advisory and the Country Specific Information for Algeria.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Algeria, located at 5 Chemin Cheikh Bachir El-Ibrahimi (former Chemin Beaurepaire) in the El Biar district of Algiers, at Telephone +213 (0) 770-08-2000, available 0800-1700 Sunday-Thursday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +213 (0) 770-08-2000.